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The Story Behind the Stoning of Satan During Hajj

The Story Behind the Stoning of Satan During Hajj

Stoning of the Satan is one of the main rituals of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca during the month of Dhul Hijjah. During this ritual, Muslims throw pebbles at the three pillars called ‘jamarat’, located in the city of Mina, just east of Mecca…

How We Fall into Evil

How We Fall into Evil

It happens one step at a time. Every big evil has its opening in some small evil. When you open your heart to one evil, whatever the evil is, bigger evils sneak in even before you’re aware of it. When you read of news stories of how women are set to fire like torches…

Know More About Your Worst Enemy

It’s true, isn’t it? You can fool a lot of people for a lot of the time. You can even fool yourself for a while. But Allah cannot be fooled. No matter how much we pretend, we cannot deceive the One Who created us. Allah knows every leaf that falls from every tree and He …

The Advice Prophet Yahya (John) Gave To The Believers

The Powerful Advice Prophet John Gave to the Believers

John says amongst the commandments: “Allah commands you to remember Him. For indeed the parable of one who remembers Allah is like a man who’s been chased down by his enemy. And as he’s cornered by his enemy, he finds this fortress…

What sets Adam (PBUH) and Satan apart

Quran Reflections... What Sets Adam and Satan Apart

One of my favorite stories in the Quran is the story of Adam and Satan; the reason I love this story so much is because it shows us the trajectory of your spiritual decisions. Adam and Satan both had one thing in common: they both made a mistake and they both transgressed a command of …

Guilt – Satan’s Weapon for Paralyzing You

Guilt – Satan’s Weapon for Paralyzing You

How healthy is guilt and to what extent? Feeling remorse is what helps us repent and reform. But what we often don’t realize is that Satan can take a good thing and turn it into something evil by encouraging extremeness. A most important difference exists…

How Satan Works

How does Satan work? He is extremely patient but he will come at you and take a little bit at a time until he finally breaks you.

2 Things Satan Does After Your Sin

2 Things Satan Does After You Sin

Satan does two things: The first thing, he doesn’t want you to repent. And if he fails and you repent, the second thing is he makes you think that your repentance is not accepted. These are two plans of Allah, guess which one is worse? The second is an insult to Allah…

Demons Jinn Between Islam and Christianity Part 1

Demons and Jinn Between Islam and Christianity

Islam and Christianity have a lot in common, in values, religious traditions and theology. Obviously, as Islam is part of the same Abrahamic tradition; the core message of both religions originates from The only One God or Allah, in Arabic. Both religion believes in concepts such as Satan, angels, demons. But theologically, do they mean …

Ice Cubes and Candles - A Lesson in Self Control

Ice Cubes and Candles - A Lesson in Self Control

My friend is a lovely person but under a severely and extremely stressful circumstance, her thoughts wandered to a territory she had never crossed before. I realized here that Allah has made it clear that our minds could ‘stroll’ around if we do not control it…

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